Emerging pseudorabies virus (PRV) variant has led to frequent outbreaks of PRV infection among Bartha-K61-vaccinated swine population in Chinese swine farms and caused high mortality in pigs of all age since late 2011.
As of December 1, there were 73.2 million hogs and pigs on U.S. farms, up 2 percent from December 2016, but down slightly from September 1, 2017, according to the Quarterly Hogs and Pigs report published today.
Piglets at 3- and 4-weeks old, have a bad spatial memory: when familiar toys were in a different spot, the piglets played with them as if they were new. The test will be used for dietary and nutritional research.
North America's largest winter swine trade show will feature new seminars, a keynote address, 300 exhibitors, training sessions, fun social events and exciting youth activities. It is Jan. 24-25 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Beginning Jan. 10, 2018, USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) will publish an enhanced Weekly Average Weight of Barrows and Gilts Report to provide additional customer service to the swine industry.